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ITU Workshop on
“Building a Sustainable Future Through Green ICT
Standards”
(Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 15-16 (am) July 2013)
Green ICT Opportunity
Derick Simiyu Khamali
Compliance and Enforcement Engineer,
Communications Communication of Kenya
[email protected]
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Use of Green ICT in infrastructure
development and Economic modeling
of the Public Sector; the case of Kenya
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Green ICT Efforts in Kenya
Introduction
Climate change is a reality and easily
noticed now more than ever before.
It has also been widely agreed that
efforts and investment should be applied
to mitigate the negative climate change.
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Green ICT Efforts in Kenya
Introduction
There has been increased deployment,
application and use of ICT infrastructure
in recent history worldwide.
ICTs have become de-facto drivers of
modern economies and livelihoods in
both established & developing economies.
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Green ICT Efforts in Kenya
Initiatives
All Buildings to be fitted with solar
panels for lighting and powering ICT
Systems like data centres/ server rooms
Road and other constructions to provide
way leaves for ICT and other utilities
Construction of Eco-friendly buildings e.g
use of trans lucent glass for walls & roofs
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Green ICT Efforts in Kenya
Initiatives – Examples
Trans-lucent glass roof and walls. E.g.
Ngong road green house.
United Nations Environment Programme
(UNEP) eco-house in Gigiri Nairobi.
Way leaves for infrastructure & utilities
through permanent conduits. i.e
Thika-Nairobi super highway. Power line,
fiber-optic cables and water/sewer lines.
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Green ICT Efforts in Kenya
Initiatives
Distribution of telecommunication lines
moved from wooden poles to concrete
poles saving forests.
Deployment of wireless & underground
distribution channels i.e. canopy.
Adoption of Broadband over power line.
Type approval of equipment to ensure
only eco-friendly devices are used.
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Green ICT Efforts in Kenya
Initiatives
Regulatory intervention to ensure CC
sensitization of the public and operators
Introduction of the WEEE-C for recycling
and increased collection / recovery Points
Initiatives for vendors and operator take
back responsibility increased- Nokia/Saf.
Extended useful life of the devices by
controlling age of imports.
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Green ICT Efforts in Kenya
Sector policies and Acts
Compliance to e-government policy by
all public entities. Reduced use of paper.
Academic programs to train on ICT &
adopt ICT initiatives e.g. E-Learning.
ICT based monitoring and evaluation
models like ISO certification, strategic
planning and Performance contracting.
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Green ICT Efforts in Kenya
Sector policies and Acts
Licensing and authorization of the ETransactions bill. e.g. signatures
Goods clearance and tracking online at
ports. Reduced demurrage time & costs.
Collaborations among entities like Anticounterfeit, KEBs, KAA and police to
deal with the anti-counterfeit products.
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Green ICT Efforts in Kenya
Setting up of Institutions
Institutions below are established by the
Acts of Parliament and empowered to
address compliance including ICT.
National Constructions Authority - 2013.
NEMA and KEBs. Environment and goods
Kenya National Accreditation centre.
Anti - counterfeit agency – ACA -2010.
Cybercrime policing & K-CIRT team.
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Green ICT Efforts in Kenya
Latest interventions
National constructions authority;Established under an Act of Parliament
to ensure all developments among
other requirements, should meet the
eco-friendly requirements and provide
for ICT adaptability applications e.g.
solar heating, lighting and energy
efficiency.
Website; http://www.nca.go.ke
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Latest Innovations
WEEE – Waste Electrical and
Electrical Equipment centre;Has been established to help in the
collection and recycling efforts.
Has put up branches in major cities
and is making great impact.
Website;http://www.weeecentre.go.ke
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Latest developments
Academic journals by universities;
There is intensified research on ICT and
climate change as part of programs.
Universities now provide consultancy to
the public sector on ICT adaptation effort
Case of Kibabii University paper on
Barriers to Green ICT in Kenya-Website;
http://www.esjournals.org
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Green ICT Efforts in Kenya
Conclusions
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ICT is accepted in Kenya as the pillars
in moving the country to full potential,
industrialization and self reliance.
The country is on track 4 Green
initiatives for ICT and by ICT.
The Regulatory efforts should be
enhanced to ensure compliance.
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Recommendations
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Need for more entities to join the ICT
savvy bracket for broader adaptation.
Adoption of PPP models in combating
negative CC & ICT adaptation.
The tempo picked in adaptation should
be maintained.
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